Your ISBT Connection | February 15, 2022
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Featured News
Exciting Sponsorship Opportunities to Raise your Profile at BevTech 2022!
Looking to target your marketing dollars?
Check out our new lower pricing!

ISBT has a new and cost-effective program to help you gain visibility. Added benefit: youll be supporting the vision of the Society to be the premier international technical society for the beverage industry!
Your generous support will be recognized throughout the entire event, as well as in pre- and post-event marketing.
For more information about sponsorship options, costs, and benefits, click the button below.
We have limited sponsorship opportunities. If you already have an Expo booth, you may want to upgrade to a sponsorship opportunity that includes an Expo booth. If you need a booth, then act today while good booth selection is still possible. Make your decision and act now!
If you are interested, please contact the ISBT Office at, and let us know which sponsorship opportunities you wish to pursue. 
Free COVID Testing at BevTech 2022!

Visit Frisco partners with COVID EMT to help ease travel concerns for our international visitors. COVID EMT will place a team member on site to conduct complimentary polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, typically producing results in as little as 24 hours. Results are then emailed to each attendee as part of the process to return them home safely. For more information, visit
Visit Frisco and ISBT will provide free PCR tests on Tuesday, May 3, to ISBT attendees who need them before traveling home.
BevTech 2022 Early Bird Deadline Extended

ISBT recognizes the changing circumstances related to travel policies and such, so we are extending the Early Bird registration deadline from February 15 to March 1! This gives those of you who are still seeking approval to attend BevTech 2022 additional time before the rates go up from $850 to $925 for registration and from $1,200 to $1,300 for an Expo booth.
Register Now to be part of the industry's premier event!

Looking to justify your attendance at BevTech? Want to know more about why you should exhibit or become a sponsor? Check out the Why Should I Attend webpage for great reasons to come to Frisco! 
BevTech 2022 Hotel Info

Click here for the ISBT group rate at the Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco hotel and to access the link for online reservations and/or specific information about the hotel property.
BevTech 2022 Technology Exposition & Networking Reception

Only a limited number of booths are available
in Frisco, Texas, so sign up now!
Registration is open, so reserve your booth now.
Member News
The Beverage Industry Resource Guide contains information from beverage industry supplier members from a promotional standpoint. It is for advertising purposes only and does not reflect the opinions or position of ISBT. 
Fast Microbiological Quality Control by Diamidex - Diamidex develops accurate and rapid solutions to enumerate many types of microorganisms (pathogens, spoilage, bioburden), based on microbiological culture on agar medium.
S.J. Smith: The Service You Expect and Deserve - Third-generation family company has thrived for more than 70 years. 
Registration is Open for CGA 2022 Annual Meeting - 2022 CGA Annual Meeting to take place from April 10-13, 2022, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida
Admix Hiring an Industrial Buyer - Admix is hiring. One of many current openings. Please spread the word if you know of any qualified industrial buyers looking to share ownership with the rest of the team and have fun along the way.
If you have sponsored content (i.e., new products, case studies, white papers, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email or upload to the Beverage Industry Resource Guide by February 24. 
Featured Catalogs
Data Key Communications is proud to introduce its Supplier Catalog Library, a great resource for those in the beverage industry who want to see digital catalogs from ISBT suppliers collected in one spot!

If you're a supplier who would like to have your product catalog hosted online in the Catalog Library with a shareable and embeddable link, receive statistics about readership and clicks throughout the year, and be featured in the ISBT Connection, please contact Zach Raynsford at for more information.
Did You Know?
"Did You Know?" is a series of interesting events and changes to the ISBT and the beverage Industry. If you have an ISBT tidbit or "fun fact," send it to  
Did You Know... about the ISBT?
BevTech India: First meeting was February 18, 2020 in Mumbai, India.

BevTech India Meeting Chair: DV Darshane, with support from the Association of Food Scientists & Technologists, India (AFSTI).
Sunday Activities: In the late 2000s, ISBT began offering Sunday BevTech activities in addition to the usual golf, tennis, and fishing. Some of these included kayaking in Savannah 2008, the creation of the International Snorkeling and Bathing Team in Ft. Lauderdale 2009, desert tours in Phoenix, and NASCAR in Charlotte 2019.

New for BevTech 2022: Sign up for the C5 Youth Foundation Community Service activity at the 2022 BevTech in Frisco (Dallas), TX!
Welcome, New Members!
ISBT is proud to announce we have gained 7 new members since February 1. Please join us in welcoming them to the association! To view the complete list of new members, click the button below. For information about joining ISBT, click Join ISBT below.
Industry News
If you have news (i.e., new hires, personnel promotions, facility changes, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email The deadline for submission for the next issue of the ISBT Connection is February 24.
Taco Bell favorite Mountain Dew Baja Blast is going boozy - Boston Beer Company, which partnered with Pepsi to make a spiked seltzer version of the soft drink, exclusively told CNN Business that it's surprising fans with a new "HARD MTN DEW" flavor that wasn't part of its original announcement.

Made in India 'Thums Up' becomes a billion-dollar brand - Launched in 1977 by India’s Cola King Ramesh Chauhan, Thums Up was already the largest fizzy drinks brand in India for years.

PepsiCo launches energy drink with hemp seed oil in the U.S. - The sugar- and calorie-free drinks are also free of CBD.
Featured Category
In each issue of the ISBT Connection, we will spotlight a "Featured Category" from the Beverage Industry Resource Guide. The Resource Guide's suppliers are broken down by product category in the Guide, making it a great resource for finding companies who sell specific items. Today's featured category is Societies & Associations.
Please note: suppliers are listed alphabetically according to level of sponsorship in the Resource Guide.
ISBT Resource Guide
2021-2022 ISBT Resource Guide Online Now

The 2021-2022 Beverage Industry Resource Guide is designed to help facilitate connections and relationships between members. This year's print resource guide has grown considerably over the very first guide, which was published in 2020. We are excited to now feature more than 250 soft drink brands, 60 regional bottling companies, 20 consulting firms, and more than 350 supplier members segmented by business category!

Check out the full online edition of the Resource Guide by clicking the button below.